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US “Locked And Loaded” After Iran Attack On Saudi Oil

As the plumes of smoke settle over two of Saudi Arabia’s critical oil production facilities – which came under crippling drone strikes over the weekend – both the U.S. and Saudi Arabia are deliberating options for retaliation, raising the possibility of much broader instability across the region, although President Trump was quick to point out […]

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Trump Confirms Death Of Osama Bin Laden’s Son

President Trump says that Hamza bin Laden, the son of Osama bin Laden, has been killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation in the Afghanistan/Pakistan region. In a statement released by the White House on Saturday, Trump said bin Laden’s son was responsible for “planning and dealing with various terrorist groups.” His death, he said, “not […]

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Pentagon Moves $3.6 Billion To Fund Border Wall

The Pentagon on Tuesday announced it would use $3.6 billion in military construction funding to pay for President Donald Trump’s long-promised border wall. The move, which was authorized by Defense Secretary Mark Esper, will impact 127 different construction projects, Department of Defense officials told reporters. Officials said that half of the money — $1.8 billion […]

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Russian Nuclear Missile Explosion Leaves Questions

The explosion of a suspected Russian nuclear-powered cruise missile last week has caused a lot of confusion and anxiety, fueled in part by Russian authorities’ continuing secrecy around the accident. Russia has provided few details known about the blast, which a U.S. official told ABC News “likely” took place during a test on the missile, […]